Margo Koskelainen Victorian Umpire of the Year

The Margo Koskelainen Victorian Umpire of the Year Award was introduced in 2007. 

To be eligible the nominee

  • Must be a current umpire within the season the award is presented in
  • The nominee consistently demonstrates a high level of officiating skill
  • Commitment to the Victorian and/or National Umpiring Program (e.g. As an examiner, presenter, mentor, program developer, trainer or other VUC official)
  • The nominee presents a positive image of umpiring and the role of the umpire
  • The umpire demonstrates a firm commitment to softball and umpiring

The award is named in honour of Margo Koskelainen for her contribution to the Victorian and Australian Umpiring program over many years.  Margo's illustirous career and achievements within the umpiring community are indicative of the qualities required of the recipients of this award.

 

WINNER YEAR ASSOCIATION
DIANE WALLER 2007 DANDENONG
LEIGH EVANS 2008 SUNSHINE
DIANE WALLER 2009 DANDENONG
DEBBIE GROVE 2009 KEILOR PARK
KEVIN BROOMHALL 2010 WERRIBEE
STACEY LOVERIDGE 2011 SUNSHINE
JASON CARTER 2012 WERRIBEE
LEIGH EVANS 2013 SUNSHINE
RICHARD BARROW 2014 CASEY
TREVOR MURPHY 2015 WERRIBEE
STUART TYLER 2016 WAVERLEY
ANGELA BROADBENT 2017 WERRIBEE